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Trade Union Lawyers

If you are a trade union member you or your family may be entitled to trade union legal advice and assistance provided by your union. Below you will find a list of trade unions that Thompsons NI Solicitors currently represent - if you are a member of one of these unions then please refer to your Union Legal Services Guide to find out more or give us a call to discuss how you can access your union legal service. As a union member many services are provided at no cost to you as a member.

Thompsons NI - the trade union law firm in Northern Ireland

Thompsons NI is proud to deliver specialist legal services to trade union members in Northern Ireland, supporting them with free, independent trade union legal advice and representation on issues like personal injury claims, employment law and other legal services like wills and conveyancing.

As a law firm, Thompsons Solicitors was founded as part of the workers’ movement, and we have paved the way for workers’ rights over the years: improving working conditions, protecting pay and fighting for health and safety regulations. We have never and will never act for insurance companies or employers that are not trade unions, because we believe there is a conflict of interest in law firms that do. We only act for the injured and mistreated.

At Thompsons NI, our team of workers’ union solicitors combine experience and insight of the Northern Irish legal landscape with specialist expertise to support of them and their members both nationally and at grassroots level. We currently work with 19 unions in Northern Ireland, offering their members the very best in trade union legal advice and representation and for a variety of claims including asbestos related diseases and road traffic accidents.

Our dedicated lawyers based in Belfast work alongside trade unions to ensure members know how to take advantage of their union’s legal scheme to defend their rights should they need us.

Our history of representing and advising trade union members is a key part of our history and an important aspect of our present and future in Northern Ireland. Find out more about the team of solicitors who help secure thousands in compensation for union members.

If you are a trade union member, speak to your union representative if you have an employment claim, or if you’ve been injured, call us on 0800 138 6880.